WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)

218232  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218232)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holocentrus hexagonatus Forster, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 323 [details]   
Description Common in exposed outer-reef areas in relatively shallow waters. Feeds mainly on fishes and crustaceans (stomatopods and...  
Description Common in exposed outer-reef areas in relatively shallow waters. Feeds mainly on fishes and crustaceans (stomatopods and brachyuran crabs). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Epinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218232 on 2023-11-29
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Holocentrus hexagonatus Forster, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 323 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Common in exposed outer-reef areas in relatively shallow waters. Feeds mainly on fishes and crustaceans (stomatopods and brachyuran crabs). [details]
LanguageName 
English starspotted grouper  [details]
Japanese イシガキハタ  [details]